Massachusetts Fair Housing Law Poster
The Fair Housing Law Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Massachusetts Department Of Labor and Workforce Development. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers in the home renting and selling industry.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it in any place that rents out, leases, or sells homes or apartments or any other place someone can live. This poster describes the right of possible tenants to be able to buy, lease, rent, owner, or possess property free from discrimination. This poster also lists who to file a complaint to.
MA All-In-One Labor Poster: Instead of printing out dozens of posters, employers can also purchase an all-in-one poster that covers both Massachusetts and Federal poster requirements by clicking here .
THE FAIR HOUSING LAW THE FAIR HOUSING LAW DECLARES THAT IT IS ILLEGAL TO DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR RELIGIOUS CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE, CHILDREN, ANCESTRY, MARITAL STATUS, VETERAN HISTORY, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RECI PIENCY, OR HANDICAP (MENTAL OR PHYSICAL) It its unlawful practice for Owners, lessees, sublessees, licensed real estate brokers, assignees, managing agents, or unit owners to refuse (on the basis of membership in one or more of the above groups) the: Right to Buy Right to Lease Right to Rent Right of Ownership Right of Possession Under Massachusetts Law, it is illegal to: Discourage a person from buying or renting a dwelling in a particular area and encourage him or her to buy or rent in another area. Represent that a dwelling is not available for sale, rent or inspection when the dwelling is in fact so available. Charge or quote a higher rental or sale price for a dwelling. State or provide less favorable terms for the rental or a sale of a dwelling. Publish discriminatory advertising. Discriminate in the granting or mortgage loans. Discriminate on the basis of handicap by refusing to make reasonable accommodations in policies and services or refusing to permit reasonable modifications of dwellings. Discriminate on the basis of rental subsidy recipiency by refusing to rent to subsidy recipients because of subsidy program requirements. Refuse to rent to families with children under six because of lead paint. Notice to Real Estate Agents: State Law provides limited exemptions for owners of certain types of residential properties. These exemptions do not apply to real estate agents. Complaints: ALL COMPLAINTS MUST BE FILED IN WRITING. IN FORMATION ON THE FILING OF COMPLAINTS CAN BE OBTAINED BY EITHER VISITI NG OR CONTACTING THE MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION AT THE FOLOWING LOCATIONS: One Ashburton Place, Rm. 601 436 Dwight Street, Rm. 220 Boston MA 02108 Springfield MA 01103 617-994-6000 Voice 413-739-2145 Voice 617-994-6196 TTY www.mass.gov/mcad Massachusetts General Laws, G.L. c. 151B §7 mandates the posting of this notice.
Other Massachusetts Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional twelve optional and mandatory Massachusetts labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF http://www.mass.gov/mcad/docs/posters/fairhouse.pdf , updated February 2023
- Massachusetts Labor Law Posters at http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/dls/massachusetts-workplace-poster-requirements.html
- Massachusetts Department Of Labor and Workforce Development
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